What’s Happening at the Vanderbilt

Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation Awards Covid-Relief Grant to Vanderbilt Museum

The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum has received assistance from The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation – a grant of $2,000 from its Reimbursement Operating Support (ROS) program. Elizabeth Wayland-Morgan, executive director of the Vanderbilt, said the Gardiner grant helped with the cost of the Museum’s service contract for website and IT support. “The pandemic created...
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Vanderbilt’s Great-Great Granddaughter Shoots Christmas Song Video at Estate

Singer Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin, the great-great granddaughter of William K. Vanderbilt II, collaborated recently with fashion designer Malan Breton on a new duet version of the classic I’ll Be Home for Christmas. The pair performed the song in a music video shot in November at her ancestor’s Centerport, Long Island, N.Y., estate, Eagle’s Nest, home...
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Earth Science, Astronomy Demonstrations for Visiting Families

Every Saturday and Sunday The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum’s Reichert Planetarium offers free earth science and astronomy demonstrations all day for young children each Saturday and Sunday. This Saturday only, October 10, the Museum will change its open hours to 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (to accommodate a late-afternoon wedding on the grounds). Regular hours...
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Family Loses Heirloom at Vanderbilt, Story Becomes a Children’s Book

Book Launch: Weekend of October 17-18 A family with a young son visited the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum a few winters ago and lost a family heirloom. The story of what happened next is the subject of a new book by two Vanderbilt colleagues. Authors Ed Clampitt and Ellen Mason have co-written and self-published a...
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Learn About Ospreys and Eagles from an Expert

The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Refuge Center in Hampton Bays, N.Y., and the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum will present Bird Talks this month. James MacDougall, an ornithologist with the Wildlife Refuge Center, will give the talks, which are included with the price of admission. Free for members. Visitors can come and learn about the ospreys who...
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